Police investigating two armed robberies

 

Lethbridge Police are investigating after a masked subject wearing ski goggles robbed two businesses.

On April 28, 2019 at approximately 11 p.m. police responded to a report of an armed robbery the Co-op gas bar along the 300 block of University Drive. Investigation determined male wearing a hoodie with the hood up, a balaclava and ski googles, entered the business, produced a weapon and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount was provided and the subject fled.

On April 29, 2019 at approximately 10:22 p.m. police responded to a report of a similar robbery at Urban Cellars along Mic Mac Boulevard after a male wearing the same disguise entered the business, brandished a weapon and demanded cash. Money was provided and the subject fled.

No one was injured and the investigation is ongoing.

The suspect in both robberies is described as male, about 5’8 to 5’11 tall with an average to athletic build. He was wearing an Under Armour hoodie with lime green accents and light coloured pants. In both cases the hood was up, his face was covered and he was wearing ski goggles.

 

Anyone who was in the area of either robbery and observed any suspicious activity is asked to call police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at www.p3tips.com